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point count

noun, Bridge.
1.
a method of evaluating the strength of a hand by assigning a numerical value to high cards and to certain combinations and distributions of cards in the hand.
2.
the total number of points in one player's hand.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • Conviction has traffic violation point count of two points.

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